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In 1991, a pair of German tourists stumbled onto the remarkably well-preserved corpse of a man, frozen in the ice of the Eastern Italian Alps. The body turned out to be 5,300 years old, and Ötzi – as he's since come to be known – has taught us a lot about the Copper Age world he came from, including men's fashion of the time. The newest lesson comes from an analysis of his stomach contents
Archaeologists have discovered ancient tools and bones in China that, once again, shake up the timeline of the human origin story. The items are more than two million years old, indicating that early hominins had spread much further east earlier than previously thought... Continue Reading Ancient stone tools found in China shake up human ancestor timeline (again) Category: Science Tags:
According to the results of a new study, Uranus may have survived a dramatic collision with a protoplanet twice or even three times the size of Earth, roughly four billion years ago. The cataclysmic event would explain a number of mysteries surrounding Uranus, including the reason for the dramatic tilt of the gas giant and the formation of its moons... Continue Reading Ancient Uranus may h
Australian researchers have identified a new gene that plays a fundamental role in regulating the production of pro-inflammatory proteins. It's hoped the discovery of this previously unknown genetic mechanism will offer scientists exciting new pathways to treat a variety of diseases, from cancer to diabetes... Continue Reading Ancient gene discovered that plays critical role in immune syst
South Korean designer Kwangho Lee has inlaid cherry wood furniture with enameled copper panels made using an ancient Korean firing technique. Read more
this outdoor pergola tells its own story with a unique architecture vernacular and stand out from the landscape almost as a monument. The post camarim arquitectos designs a pool with the essence of an ancient temple appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The quest for signs of ancient life on Mars received a major boost today after NASA revealed that its Curiosity rover has found signs of organic molecules that date back at least three billion years. Though the space agency acknowledges that their origin may more likely be geological than biological, the presence of such molecules suggests that if life did once exist on the Red Planet, it
Dinosaurs are famous for their size, but the largest known animal to have ever existed is still with us today: the blue whale. But a huge fossilized jawbone found on an English beach shows that the ancient reptiles are closing the gap, belonging to an unknown species of giant marine reptile measuring up to 26 m (85 ft) long...Continue Reading Giant jawbone suggests ancient marine reptiles gre
the repeating wooden panel walls and the intricate horoscope like sunroof shine down, creating calculated yet mysterious patterns of light.The post the poetic repetition of this embassy in lisbon alludes to its ancient egyptian roots appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
equipped with drones for the first time, the archaeologists had a chance to study the 'nasca lines' as accurately as never before. The post new gigantic ancient drawings found in peruvian desert appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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